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Afternoon Tea at the Athenaeum

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116 Piccadilly | Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, London W1J 7BJ, England
+44 20 7640 3333
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

It started well sitting comfortably outside in February sunshine with a glass of wine. We were welcomed by the affable Michele and his very accommodating staff to relax for our afternoon tea. The delicious sandwiches were varied, fresh and very tasty. Scones with Tiptree jam...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DAVIRE4650
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I decided to try here for our joint birthday treat. We were welcomed quickly and shown to our seats. We were glad to see that we were going further into the restaurant rather than being at the front which didn’t feel quite...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed February 15, 2019

We arrived on a beautiful sunny day for a birthday celebration. The best thing about our afternoon tea experience was the seating area in front of the big glass windows - which was light and airy. Also the cups, saucers and tea pot were beautifully...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sessie
Reviewed December 1, 2018

We received a very friendly welcome, and were shown to our table on the ground floor with views of Piccadilly. Service was bit slow. but that was OK by us, we had been walking around London and were glad to just sit and relax. A...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NorwichSteve
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We visited The Galvin over the weekend to celebrate a birthday and went for the royal afternoon tea with champagne. Upon arrival we felt extremely welcomed and our host Michele was very attentive, patient and explained everything clearly. He helped us with our choices and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kuljit C
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I have been to several afternoon teas in our lifetime, based on the calibre of this establishment and the price this has to be the worst. Firstly my friend booked the afternoon tea online where it stated that it was 25% off...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I visited today with three children. Apart from the wait for the actual food to appear (hence the 4 stars and not 5) everything was truly superb. Most of all Luigi, who was our waiter, made the experience truly fantastic. He was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ella B
Reviewed May 27, 2018

This is one of my go-to places for afternoon tea. The surroundings are lovely, the food and tea delicious, and the location superb. I try many other afternoon teas and this remains one of my favorites.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank AandMRay
Reviewed April 11, 2018

My husband and I did the afternoon tea at the Athenaeum and we had a great experience! I had reserved it online probably 3 weeks in advance (we don't live in England and I wanted to make sure) and our reservation was fine. We went...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mfoxblack
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

We’re staying at The Athenaeum for a weekend treat. Thought it would be nice to book a champagne afternoon tea, which we previously reserved online with the hotel for 2.30pm (and they knew it was my birthday because they commented at reception when we checked...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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